War Remnants Museuma museum in Ho Chi Minh City to learn about the War

​​​Last Update: 25th October 2020

Located within the center of Ho Chi Minh City, the War Remnants Museum presents the cruelty of war and the preciousness of peach through precious documentations and pictures about the Vietnam War.

War Remnants Museum Fast Facts

  • Name: War Remnants Museum
  • Location: 8 Võ Văn Tần, Phường 6, Quận 3, Tp. Hồ Chí Minh City
  • Things to do there: History and Culture, Photography
  • Who visits: Photographers, History and Culture Lovers
  • Time required: 1 – 2 x Hours

What to expect at the War Remnants Museum

The War Remnants Museum is composed of the outdoor exhibition area and the indoor exhibition area. The outdoor one offers some weapons and war equipment, such as tanks, helicopters, machine guns, a variety of gas bombs, etc.


The materials in the indoor area are touching. The malformed children in formalin denounce the crime that the American army applied the Agent Orange in the 1960s and 1970s which caused the malformation in Vietnam. The pictures show the cruelty of the American army during the Vietnam War. The Vietnamese people were tied together. A girl knelt and begged for the freedom. The pictures there reflect the cruelty of the war. You could also get a little acquainted with the My Lai Massacre through the materials. The 3-storey museum is very popular among the American tourists. The interpretation for the exhibits are in Vietnamese, Chinese and English.

Best time to visit the War Remnants Museum

The best time to visit the museum is in the morning as it is not so hot.

The best months to visit are from April to October.

How to get to the War Remnants Museum

There is no direct bus to the museum. You could rent a vehicle.

Additional War Remnants Museum Travel Advice

  • Opening hours: 07:30 – 12:00 and 13:00 – 18:00 (Visitors are not permitted to enter the museum from 17:30)
  • As at 25th October 2020, the entrance pricing to the museum is 40,000 VND per person. If you’d like to take photos in the museum, you’d need to pay an extra charge for the photographing. For the latest pricing information, please contact us via email (info@wendyweitours.com)
  • Please keep quiet in the museum.

Interested in visiting the War Remnants Museum on a Tour?

Wendy Wei Tours offers a variety of different packaged tours as well as custom tours including the War Remnants Museum among other attractions and destinations. To find out more, please visit our Tours page or Contact Us directly to find out more.